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  1. lead onverb

    entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken

    deceive, cozen, delude

  2. deceive, lead on, delude, cozenverb

    be false to; be dishonest with

    betray, lead astray, cozen, delude, deceive

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  1. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie:

    I think the VA is in the lead on treatment of PTSD. Are they doing as much as they could be? It's no secret that the VA is an overwhelmed system, and it's no secret to anybody that the VA can't handle it all.

  2. Lord Harris:

    This shilly shallying has been going on for the last six years. Now is the time to take action, what seems to have happened, they did some testing, and no one could agree which department should lead on it and which would pay for it and in the end nothing happened.

  3. Mike Enzi:

    He is our first line of defense on many issues, the team needs him and Jeff Sessions will be right there with Jeff Sessions expertise taking the lead on welfare reform.

  4. Gabby Giffords:

    Joe Biden leads with Joe Biden heart. Joe Biden has the compassion and toughness to lead on Gun Safety, i've witnessed Joe Biden comfort the survivors of gun violence, and I've seen Joe Biden fight for solutions to gun violence — and win. This is the leadership we need in the White House. Joe Biden is the choice for a gun safety president.

  5. Tim Walz:

    The way this works is that the mayors ask and they take charge and lead on the missions.

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